There was rather remarkable participation by a great group of Western Canadian drag racers last weekend at NHRA’s national event race near Phoenix….
Here is a photo essay of just some of those drivers — submitted by valued DragRaceCanada contributing photographer Bob Johnson.
Alberta’s Bob Gullett wheeled his G/S Chevy Nova to a strong 4th round placing in Stock eliminator.
In some very out of character results — Calgary’s Ken Mostowich had surprise early round exits with both his S/G Corvette and S/C Camaro.
Trevor Ritchie enjoyed his finest hour in drag racing so far – winning in T/D!
Mike Williams – from Tilly AB won two round in TS with his great looking GXP
Defending NHRA Division 6 Champ Rod Hymas broke out in round one of Top Sportsman.
Red Deer’s Byron Setters vaults from the gate with his Super Stock Chevrolet
Edmonton-based car owner Ken Reich celebrated his Comp win with his talented team and driver Justin Lamb for the 2nd time!
Keri Ebertz (from Edmonton) tried her hand in NHRA National event competition for the first time – but missed the TD cut.
Dale Giroux advanced his new Chevy Camaro B/AA to the 2nd round in Competition eliminator.
2013 IHRA World Champion Glen Foster (Ft. St. John BC) had a solid round 3 finish in TS
Ed Hutchinson entered his spectacular ’57 Corvette from Vancouver Island in Super Gas
(All photos by: Bob Johnson)